Project Type: Rental
Total Units: 71 units affordable to very-low income households.
Site Size: 1.23 net acres
Density: 57.7 du/acre
Developer: Jamboree Housing Corporation
Location: 2853 Kelvin (Northwest corner of Kelvin Avenue and Murphy Avenue) in the Irvine Business Complex
Surrounding Land Uses: Office and light industrial uses to the north, an existing self-storage facility and Kelvin Avenue to the south, an existing self-storage facility and Murphy Avenue to the east, and a future residential condominium project to the west.
Project Information & Product Type: Attached one, two and three bedroom apartment units in a four story podium building placed over a two level parking garage. Units will range in size from 682 to 1,064 square feet. The two level parking garage will provide one parking level at grade with the other level being subterranean and not visible at the street level. The apartment complex will include an on-site leasing/recreation building with a tutoring room, computer lab, arts & crafts room, multi-purpose room, kitchen, and gym. On-site recreational facilities include a tot lot, entry courtyard with benches, fountain courtyard with outdoor furniture, barbeque, fire pit, dining tables/benches, and shade structure.
Product Design: Granite Court utilizes a concept known as “compact design” which increases the density of a site but maintains attractiveness, pedestrian and vehicular circulation, and still connects it to the existing neighborhood. The affordability of the proposed units helped the developer receive the density bonuses and still maintain a highly attractive housing product.